Time taken to die for Ruru from 1080 poison, and records of numbers etc.

T. Benseman made this Official Information request to Department of Conservation

The request was refused by Department of Conservation.

From: T. Benseman

Dear Department of Conservation,

Please provide information of Native Ruru deaths by 1080 poison and brodificoum/Talon. Please provide time taken to die, dates, places and numbers of Ruru killed by 1080 and Talon. Please also provide copies of field notebook entries relating to stomach contents searches where either of these poisons have been suspected or confirmed to be responsible for Native bird deaths due to DOC and other agencies poisoning operations within New Zealand.

Yours faithfully,

T. Benseman

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Department of Conservation

Dear T Benseman
On behalf of the Director-General of the Department of Conservation, I confirm receipt of your request for official information. Your request has been forwarded to the relevant business group for processing. You will receive a reply in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.
Yours sincerely
Alan Moran
for Director-General

Alan Moran 
Ministerial Support Advisor (GSU)
Strategy and Innovation Te Punaha Rautaki/Auaha
Department of Conservation–Te Papa Atawhai
Phone:  04 4713286 – VPN 8286
Nokia House | Level 6 | 15 Manners Street | PO Box 10420 | Wellington 6143
Conservation for prosperity Tiakina te taiao, kia puawai 

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Yours sincerely


Battle for our Birds Team

On behalf of the Director-General

Department of Conservation






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